Hannah Bradley hands the nurse an alcohol wipe and holds her plastic IV line still, ready for it to be changed.
In honour of International Women’s Day, we recognise three women who have played a vital role at the RCH over the past year – Kate O’Donaghue, Jane Tomlinson and Kareena Johnson from our Infection Prevention & Control team.
Finding common solutions for a rare disease: To mark Rare Disease Day 2021 we had a chat with Dr Katherine Howell, a paediatric neurologist who specialises in rare epilepsy.
On its momentous 90 year anniversary of giving for the kids, the Good Friday Appeal is proud to announce the face of this year’s campaign, Malu Hunt.
Beginning her new cancer treatment earlier this week, 11-year-old Raya joined a small group of Australian children who have received CAR-T therapy.
Not all of our #ChampionsforChildren work directly with patients however the work that they do is vital to the health of our patients and community. This week we sat down with Dr Helen Savoia, Director of Laboratory Services to find out why she wanted to study medicine and what she would say to anyone wanting to study science.
For many patients and families in our community, organ donation means a second chance at life. Thanks to the incredible generosity of many families, the RCH has recently had the privilege of performing its 200th heart transplant.
This week the RCH welcomed its next generation of doctors and nurses with 186 new Junior Medical Staff and 42 graduate nurses starting on Monday. We stopped by to visit new arrival Dr Ena to find out how she ended up in medicine and what the year 2020 taught her.
Many of our staff will tell you that no two days at the RCH are the same, and that’s certainly true for occupational therapist Rachael.
On top of completing Year 12 during a pandemic, RCH patient Amber achieved an ATAR score of 95.90, while managing various chronic health issues in her final year of high school.